Team: Poland Tornadoes
Position: First Base/Forward
Year in school: Senior
Sport to play: Soccer
Sport to watch: Women's College Basketball
Team: Tennessee Volunteers (women's basketball)
Athlete: Candace Parker
Class in school: Phys Ed
Movie: Varsity Blues
TV show: Ice Road Truckers
Actor: Denzel Washington
Musicians: Jason Aldean and Gary Allen
Song: "Right Where I Need to Be" by Gary Allen
Food: Mint Chocolate Ice Cream
Explain what you enjoy most about your sport and athletics.
Being a part of a team (family).
What is your most memorable athletic moment?
Beating Remsen in soccer 5-0. I saved two penalty kicks during that game.
Tell us about someone who inspires you in sports and why
My coach, Mr. Greg Haver. He always encourages me to push myself to my full potential and is always willing to give me tips on improving my game.
What are your greatest challenges balancing academics and sports?
Trying to be a student/athlete and enjoy my recreational activities such as snowmobiling and spending time with friends and family.
What are your plans after graduating from high school?
I plan to attend HCCC for small business management. I also plan to be active in sports such as soccer, basketball and possibly softball.
appeared in March 18, 2011 edition of The Telegram